Monday, June 23, 2008

Foster Family Treatment Centers & Iraqi Refugees: June 10, 2008

Sad news this morning on the passing of comedic legend George Carlin, may he rest in peace.

On the Senate side Friday, a bill introduced by Sen. Rockefeller regarding foster children and their family in treatment centers:

S. 3173. A bill to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow children in foster care to be placed with their parents in residential family treatment centers that provide safe environments for treating addiction and promoting healthy parenting; to the Committee on Finance. Source: GPO [S5941]

On the House side, a bill to deal with needs of Iraqi refugees:

By Mr. BERMAN (D-CA) (for himself, Mr. ACKERMAN (D-NY), Mr. DELAHUNT (D-MA), Mr. SHAYS (R-CT), and Ms. ZOE LOFGREN (D-CA) ):
H.R. 6328. A bill to develop a policy to address the critical needs of Iraqi refugees; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Source: GPO [H5796

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